2017 UPCEA South Region Conference
Concurrent Sessions

Addressing the Educational Needs of Non-Traditional Military Affiliated Students

  • Alan Fiorello, University of Virginia

Adult Students Today: Best Practices and Support for the Nontraditional Learner

  • Clay Taylor, Texas Tech

Bama Graduates Go the Distance – Celebrating Student Completion and Using Success Stories to Market Distance Learning Degree Programs

  • Kim Luzius, University of Alabama
  • Megan Welborn, University of Alabama
  • Brandi Stacey, University of Alabama

Bootcamp 101: Drop and Give Me Training!

  • Dean Claud, Old Dominion University

Budget Models and Organizational Structures: An Exploration

  • Beth Laves, Western Kentucky University
  • Terry Rawls, Appalachian State University

Customer Relationship Management Systems: What do you need and how to gain buy-in

  • Angela Marshall Honaker, JMH Consulting
  • Kathleen Gibson, James Madison

Enrolling to Retain: 5 Strategies to Improve Online Student Growth and Persistence

  • Julie Delich, Learning House
  • John McCloskey, Alvernia University

Establishing the Value of Community and Economic Engagement to Internal and External Audiences

  • Scott Weimer, Virgina Tech
  • Lee Maxey, MindMax

Expanding Programs for In-Demand Skills

  • Tim McElroy, EMSI
  • Jessica Brinker, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Tyler Ritter, Carolina Office for On-Line Learning

If You Build It, Will They Come? The Role of Market Research in Program Development

  • Jody Cebina, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
  • Eric McGee, JMH Consulting

It's a New Dawn... and We're Feeling (Pretty) Good: New Online Strategies Propel Distance Education at Appalachian Forward

  • Matt Tate, Appalachian State University

Leadership in a Creative Continuing and Distance Education Organization

  • Asim Ali, Auburn University
  • Melissa Walden, Texas A&M University
  • Meni Sarris, Jenzabar

Pre-University Programs – Where to Start

  • Kate Shelton, University of South Carolina

Replace with Grace: Best Practices for Making a Smooth Transition from One Position to Another

  • Lesa Hanlin, Virgina Tech
  • Melissa Lubin, James Madison

Taking a Risk to Keep it Fresh

  • Kathy Laing, Univeristy of Richmond

Tell Me about Yourself: How to Prepare your Interdisciplinary Studies Majors for the Job Market

  • Marian Chancellor, Mississippi State University


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